Student Application

Who is Eligible?

  • Undergraduate sociology majors or minors (majors will have priority)
  • We recommend completion of SOC 355; but this is not required

What Strengthens an Application?

  • High GPA in sociology classes
  • Good research skills
  • Flexible research interests

How to Apply?

When to Apply?

  • Deadlines will be announced in the RISE Semester Announcement Email sent prior to each semester, and they will be posted on Emory Sociology social media accounts on Facebook and Twitter
  • In general, deadlines for undergraduate applications will occur in May for the Fall Semester and will occur in December for the Spring Semester.

Notification and Next Steps

  • Faculty / graduate students will review applications and may request further information from the undergraduate applicants.
  • Notification of acceptance will be announced in the RISE Semester Announcement Email sent prior to each semester.
  • If accepted, you will meet with your RISE Research Partner and register for the course during the first week of the semester.